In this week’s issue, we look at the Post and Courier‘s editorial page and its silence on Thomas Ravenel’s indictment.

Of the crumbling institutions among the press, an eternal mainstay has been the editorial page. It’s the one place where readers can give the paper hell for this article or that comment. They can challenge politicians’ actions and inactions. And, God knows, they can complain about the exit of Shoe and B.C. from the comics page. And complain. And complain.

There have been a host of editorials in newspapers around the state regarding the case, touching on a variety of concerns that it raises about politicians, drugs, and preferential treatment. What are you hearing on the Post and Courier‘s editorial page? Crickets.

Here’s the link.


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